Wrote will in Jan 1879, probated in Feb 1879.
Noted events in his life were:
• Alt. Birth, between 1835 and 1840. 378
• Alt. Birth, cir 1836, North Carolina. 945
• Census, 1840, Chatham Co, NC. 378 Eli Welch entry includes:
• Census, 29 Nov 1850, Upper Regiment, Chatham Co, NC. 374
• Census, 9 Jun 1860, Western Division, Chatham Co, NC. 943
• Military Service, 15 Jul 1862, Chatham Co, NC. 18 Alvis Welch enlisted on 15 July 1862 in Chatham Co, NC. Joined Company B of 5th Infantry Regiment NC.
• Census, 26 Sep 1870, Bear Creek Twp, Chatham Co, NC. 945
• Appearance in Document, 1 Jan 1878, Moore Co, NC. Peter Councilman of Moore Co sold 2 acres to Robert Paschal, Robert Wilson, and Milo Councilman, trustees, all of Moore Co, for $2.50, "land on which is erected a house of worship for the use of the Religious Society of Friends, and also for literary purposes" adjacent lands of George Councilman. George Councilman and Alvis Welch were witnesses. (Moore Co Deed book 3, p103)
• Property: Mortgage of 80 acres, 25 Dec 1878, Chatham Co, NC. 380 Milow Councilman of Moore County provides a $107.50 mortgage to Alvis Welch of Moore County, with collateral being 80 acres of land owned by Alvis Welch in Chatham County on the county line and bordering Eli Welch. Welch must repay the loan by 25 February 1879 or else Councilman can auction the land at a "public out cry" at Harpers Crossroads and recover his principal and interest from the sale.
• Will, 20 Jan 1879, Moore Co, NC. Will of Alvis Welsh mentions son John F Welsh, dau ?? Welsh, son Eli Welsh, son Charles Welsh, dau Sarah E Welsh, dau Nancy A Welsh, dau Martha J Councilman, father Eli Welsh (co-executor), friend Robert Wilson (co-executor), witnessed by Peter Councilman, dated 20 Jan 1879, proved 10 Feb 1879. (Moore County Will Book D, p117)
• Probate, 10 Feb 1879, Moore Co, NC. Will of Alvis Welsh dated 20 Jan 1879, proved 10 Feb 1879. (Moore County Will Book D, p117)
Noted events in their marriage were:
• Marriage, 8 Dec 1867, Chatham Co, NC. 944 Finetty Phillips married Alvis Welch on 8 Dec 1867 in Chatham Co, NC.